Welcome to NoVaUMC

We are the Arlington and Alexandria
Districts of the United Methodist Church in Virginia.

Who We Are

We are the Arlington and Alexandria Districts of the United Methodist Church.

Often referred to as the Bi-District, the Arlington and Alexandria Districts work closely together and share office space and some staff. We are located at 3600 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. Arlington and Alexandria are two of the 16 districts in the Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

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Meet Your New DS

Alexandria District Laity & Clergy are invited to Onboarding

The Rev. Dr. Sarah Calvert is transitioning into her role serving as the District Superintendent for both Alexandria and Arlington. As part of that transition, we are offering an opportunity for Alexandria District clergy and laity to get to know Sarah through a process called ‘onboarding’. This process gives participants a chance to offer advice and ask questions for DS Calvert and will be facilitated by the Rev. Kathleen Overby Webster.

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BELOVED DISCIPLESHIP 2021 Engagement Events

BELOVED DISCIPLESHIP 2021 Engagement Events

In 2021 we will host 4 BELOVED DISCIPLESHIP Engagement Events. Find information about these events below. Registration information is pending. Discipleship 101 - Biblical, Theological and Methodist Understanding March 27, 2021 Speaker: Don Jamison, Lead Pastor,...

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Listening for Mission

Listening for Mission

Have you been doing the same ministry for years and wondering if it’s truly where God wants your church to be? Might God have something else in mind for your church?What if you gathered a team to intentionally listen to your community? What might God put on your...

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Both/And Replay Pass

Both/And Replay Pass

BOTH/AND: Maximizing Hybrid Worship Experiences for Online and In-Person Audiences As we begin to consider going back to in-person worship, questions abound. On one hand, how do we avoid treating the online audience like observers paying no attention to their...

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Latest News & Information

Don’t miss what’s happening in the Arlington and Alexandria Districts. Our monthly email newsletter is published mid-month. (Sign up here or using the box below!)

In between receiving our news in your email, find out about events and happenings here. 



For Every Season

For Every Season

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:     a time to be born and a time to die,    a time to plant and a time to uproot,    a time to kill and a time to...

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Contact the Bi-District Office

Call: 703-820-7200 | Email: novadistricts@vaumc.org
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